District: (E&T Deptt issues 6000 tax recovery notices)

SIALKOT: Excise and Taxation Department has issued as many as 6000 tax recovery notices to the owners of the residential and commercial properties (including big houses, commercial plazas) located at the posh and inter-city areas in Gujranwala division’s all the six Sialkot, Narowal, Gujrat, Mandi Bahaud Din, Hafizabad and Gujranwala districts.

According to the Director E&T Gujranwala Division Ahmed Saeed, during this first phase of recovery campaign, these 6000 notices have been issued to the defaulters for the recovery of the ten percent increased property taxes, recently increased by the Punjab government.

He said that there were more than 100000 commercial and residential taxable properties in Gujranwala Division, saying that the Excise and Taxation Department would recover Rs.500 million as enhanced property taxes from them. He revealed that the E&T would soon issue as many as 10000 such recovery notices to the owners in the second phase of this recovery campaign.

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